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  • emWhy Football Mattersem
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    Why Football Matters

    Mark Edmundson talked about his book, Why Football Matters: My Education in the Game, in which he discusses the contributions that football has made to American culture. In his book, he…

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  • emDispatches from the Eastern Frontem
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    Dispatches from the Eastern Front

    Professor Gerald F. Warburg talked about his memoir, Dispatches from the Eastern Front : A Political Education from the Nixon Years to the Age of Obama, in which he recounts his more than…

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  • emWhy Teachem
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    Why Teach?

    Mark Edmundson talked about his book, Why Teach?: In Defense of a Real Education, in which he argues that college should be more than just a place to get high-priced career training and…

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  • emThe Death of Sigmund Freudem
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    The Death of Sigmund Freud

    Mark Edmundson talked about his book The Death of Sigmund Freud: The Legacy of His Last Days, published by Bloomsbury USA. He chronicles the final years of the life of Sigmund Freud (1856-1939),…

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  • emInfernoem
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    Inferno

    Charles Bowden talked about his book Inferno, published by the University of Texas Press, which is a photo essay of the Sonoran Desert National Monument in Arizona. He was interviewed while at the…

    203 views
  • emCaesar Life of a Colossusem
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    Caesar: Life of a Colossus

    Adrian Goldsworthy talked about his biography, Caesar: Life of a Colossus, published by Yale University Press. He described the life of ancient Rome’s ruler from birth to assassination, detailing…

    662 views
  • emThe Lostem
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    The Lost

    Daniel Mendelsohn talked about his book, The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million, published by HarperCollins, a book about six of his relatives killed in the Holocaust. He was interviewed…

    308 views
  • emThe Book Thiefem
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    The Book Thief

    Travis McDade talked about his book The Book Thief: The True Crimes of Daniel Spiegelman, published by Praeger Publishers. Travis McDade is a lawyer and librarian with experience working with…

    228 views
  • emEpic Journeys of Freedomem
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    Epic Journeys of Freedom

    Cassandra Pybus talked about her book Epic Journeys of Freedom: Runaway Slaves of the American Revolution and Their Global Quest for Liberty, published by Beacon Press. The book was about a…

    114 views
  • emTriumph Forsakenem
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    Triumph Forsaken

    Mark Moyar was interviewed about his book Triumph Forsaken: The Vietnam War, 1954-1965, published by Cambridge University Press.

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  • emThe Trials of Lenny Bruceem
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    The Trials of Lenny Bruce

    Ronald Collins, co-author of The Trials of Lenny Bruce, talked about the free speech trials of comedian Lenny Bruce, including the successful effort to earn Bruce the first posthumous…

    114 views
  • emLonely Soldierem
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    Lonely Soldier

    Adam Harmon talked about his book Lonely Soldier: The Memoir of an American in the Israeli Army, published by Presidio Press. The book is about Mr. Harmon’s own experience as an American in…

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  • emThe Declaration of Independence A Global Historyem
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    The Declaration of Independence: A Global History

    David Armitage talked about his book, The Declaration of Independence: A Global History, published by Harvard University Press. The book explains that the Declaration of Independence…

    356 views
  • emMalcolm X A Graphic Biographyem
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    Malcolm X: A Graphic Biography

    Andrew Helfer talked about the book he edited, Malcolm X: A Graphic Biography, published by Hill and Wang. He was interviewed while at the 2007 Virginia Festival of the Book.

    200 views
  • emDemocracy Rebornem
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    Democracy Reborn

    Professor Epps talked about his book, Democracy Reborn: The Fourteenth Amendment and the Fight for Equal Rights in Post-Civil War America, published by Henry Holt. He was interviewed while…

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  • emThe Myth of Judicial Activismem
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    The Myth of Judicial Activism

    Kermit Roosevelt talked about his book The Myth of Judicial Activism: Making Sense of Supreme Court Decisions, published by Yale University Press. He was interviewed while at the 2007…

    248 views
  • emFinal Examem
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    Final Exam

    Dr. Pauline Chen talked about her book, Final Exam: A Surgeon’s Reflections on Mortality, published by Knopf. In the book she explored the relationship between medical practice and the…

    181 views
  • emJames Madison and the Struggle for the Bill of Rightsem
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    James Madison and the Struggle for the Bill of Rights

    Richard Labunski talked about his book James Madison and the Struggle for the Bill of Rights, part of the “Pivotal Moments in American History” series published by Oxford University Press.…

    173 views
  • emThe Mind of Thomas Jeffersonem
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    The Mind of Thomas Jefferson

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  • emKabul in Winterem
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    Kabul in Winter

    Ann Jones talked about her book Kabul in Winter: Life Without Peace in Afghanistan, published by Metropolitan Books. She was interviewed while at the 2007 Virginia Festival of the Book.…

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